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    Keeping the ‘refugee crisis’ out of policy making on WPS marginalises conflict-affected women in Europe

Keeping the ‘refugee crisis’ out of policy making on WPS marginalises conflict-affected women in Europe

Audrey Reeves and Aiko Holvikivi discuss how an imagined division between a ‘safe’ Europe and ‘unsafe’ outside has marginalised refugee women within the WPS agenda and introduce their new working paper ‘The Women, Peace and Security agenda and the ‘refugee crisis’: missing connections and missed opportunities in Europe’.

Conflict-affected women who have been forcibly displaced, especially those seeking asylum […]

June 27th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Keeping the ‘refugee crisis’ out of policy making on WPS marginalises conflict-affected women in Europe|
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    ‘1325 – is that a taxi number?’ Implementation of the National Action Plan on 1325 and 1820 in Nepal

‘1325 – is that a taxi number?’ Implementation of the National Action Plan on 1325 and 1820 in Nepal

The development of Nepal’s National Action Plan (NAP) on women, peace and security has been viewed as exemplary by the international community, however there has been minimal impact on the ground.  Dr Punam Yadav discusses some of the issues related to Nepal’s NAP and introduces her new working paper ‘1325 – is that a taxi number?’

The Security Council adopted […]

May 4th, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘1325 – is that a taxi number?’ Implementation of the National Action Plan on 1325 and 1820 in Nepal|
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    Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?

Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?

Jamie J. Hagen, author of our second Women, Peace and Security working paper discusses the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) groups in the Colombian peace process. Was the rejection of the deal by an initial referendum influenced by traditional gender politics to a greater degree than has been thus far acknowledged? And what lessons can be learnt for the Women, […]

December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?|

The New Politics of Women, Peace and Security

The LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security Working Paper Series is an outlet for articles, position papers and policy briefs. It showcases work in progress by academics and researchers from any discipline and sector in the field of women, peace and security research and practice. On publication of the first two papers, lead editors Paul Kirby and Laura […]

December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The New Politics of Women, Peace and Security|